John joined Mighty Mix in April 2013 as General Manager. A keen dog owner himself, you might recognise his dog, Max, who features on the Mighty Mix logo. John brings an extensive background in senior management across the food industry to his role. Having worked across the dairy, meat and confectionery sectors. He loves rising to the challenges of the food industry, dealing with manufacturing, logistics, freight and distribution, you name it. It can be a highly competitive, yet rewarding, industry to be a part of.
John is a real doer and enjoys keeping busy. He enjoys seeing the franchisees building a successful business for themselves. As GM, John's role is varied, there’s always something that needs addressing and a wide range of tasks to complete. John spends his days talking to a wide range of people and his direct, can-do nature, work in his favour. He’s a big believer in keeping things simple and getting things done. John brings background as a professional Director to his role and is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors.
On the weekends, you’ll find John at the Oamaru Menz Shed, where he is the convener. He’s also a keen aviculturist; breeding canaries and finches. John enjoys spending time with his wife and family and is an experienced world traveller.